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Cecilia is 54 years old and is married with two children aged 23 and 25. She has an internet cafe located in the area of Rio Madre in the city of La Paz.

This is the eighth business loan that she has taken. She will use the funds to buy computers for her business. The reason for seeking this loan is that her customer base is growing and she wants to be able to provide better service and have computers for all of them to use.

Cecilia faces challenges in her business such as competition other internet cafes in the area, but she treats her customers very well and for this reason they always go to her cafe. She will use her profits to keep growing her business.
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La Sra. Cecilia tiene 54 años y es casada con dos hijos que son de 25 y 23 años ella se dedica al servicio de internet que se encuentran en la zona Rio Madre de la ciudad de La Paz, este préstamo es el octavo que ha tomado de emprender, la Sra. Cecilia va a usar este préstamo para compra de computadoras para su negocio, la razón para solicitar este préstamo es la falta de mas computadoras ya que su clientela está incrementando y ella desea darles un mejor servicio a sus clientes, La Sra. Cecilia enfrenta retos en su negocio que son competencia ya que existen varios cafés internet en la zona pero ella les trata muy amablemente a sus clientes y por esta razón siempre van a su negocio y va a utilizar los beneficios en seguir creciendo en su negocio.

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About Emprender

Emprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,721,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.0
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Cecilia to purchase computers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013